Stacey Lindshield

NSF-funded HUNTRESS Project Led by CLA Anthropology Faculty Stacy Lindshield Transforms our Understanding of Hunting and Sex Roles in Primates

Stacey Lindshield, who spends much of her research time in Senegal, studying chimpanzee behavior in their natural habitat, was awarded a NSF collaborative research grant to study “The Ecological Basis of Hunting and Meat Sharing in Female Savanna Chimpanzees.” The $610,000 grant, 61% will support Purdue work, reconsiders the origins of hunting in humans in view of recent findings regarding chimpanzee hunting behavior.

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